Use Technology to Speed Payments
As orthopedic practices across the country see surgical
volumes decline and aim to tighten expenses,
there’s no better time to look at process automations
that can simplify accounts receivable tasks and
2009 Federal Poverty Guidelines
Use to Develop a Financial Assistance Program
NCCI Edits and the NCCI Coding Policy Manual (April 1, 2009)
Physician practices received more than 304,000 new National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits April 1, in what is probably the single largest quarterly update in the history of the program.
TRENDS: The Doctor Will See You - Log On Now, Star Tribune, April 13, 2009
Starting this fall, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota plans to offer its 10,000 employees and dependents the chance to use a “virtual clinic,” an Internet site that can connect them with a doctor for a live 10-minute consultation for a flat fee.
RESOURCE: Codapedia is now live!
Check out Codapedia, a free Wiki, for medical coding and reimbursement. Ask a question, search for answers, and post your knowledge.
Quick Reference for Acronyms and Buzzwords of ARRA and HITECH
Use this guide to learn useful acronyms and buzzwords that could help you with your day-to-day responsibilities.